Spain: Iberian Lynx Wildlife Tour | Wildlife Trails. Search for wild cats and rare birds on this five-day trip in Spain’s historic Andalusian region.
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The Iberian lynx is one of the most endangered wild cats in the world, with the WWF estimating that its wild population currently sits at barely 400 individuals. This tour spends five days in the Parque Natural Sierra de Andujar region of Andalusia in southern Spain, hoping for a glimpse of this elusive wild cat.
Based in mid-range accommodation, with tapas-style lunches complete with Spain’s renowned local wines, your chances of finding one of Europe’s most endangered species are good, thanks to the experience of local guides.
- Transfer from Malaga, one of the oldest and most storied towns in Spain, perfect for exposure to Europe’s ancient natural and cultural history
- Spend three days walking and driving around the reserve trails and paths each morning, looking for the wild Iberian lynx, with time to relax during the afternoons
- Keep an eye out for golden eagles, black vultures, goshawks and peregrines
- If there’s time, drive up to the Santuario Virgen de la Cabeza for a dramatic view of mountains in the centre of the reserve
- Phone: 011.44.800.999.4334
- Length/Departs: 5 days / year-round
- Accommodation: Hotel
- Price: £990
- Difficulty: Easy